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Weekly Round-Up: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Zoë Kravitz Says Leta Lestrange is “Misunderstood”, Emma Watson’s Next ‘Our Shared Shelf’ Choice & More!

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Mar 18, 2018

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It’s been an explosive week in the wizarding world, as the first trailer dropped for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. We posted our theories and reactions, and also reported on a brand new LEGO set depicting a scene from the trailer, which appears to shed light on what’s occurring! Newcomer Victoria Yeates also revealed more about her …read more!

Andrew Lincoln on Quidditch Through The Ages and More!


Mar 17, 2018

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Quidditch Through the Ages

The Telegraph recently featured Andrew Lincoln in an exclusive interview speaking about Quidditch Through the Ages. In the video, he talks about how he was inspired to take on the project when he started reading the Harry Potter books to his children – perhaps a little too early – and ended up scaring them in the process. He goes on to muse about …read more!

Leaky’s ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Trailer Reactions


Mar 17, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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We’ve been plotting and theorising (and mainly hyperventilating) since the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer dropped, but nothing beats first reactions. So, without further ado, here’s a selection of first reactions from some of The Leaky Cauldron staff. You might want to watch the trailer first, if you somehow haven’t already! We’d like to give special …read more!

Opening Night For ‘Cursed Child’ On Broadway!


Mar 17, 2018

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Last night the first Broadway preview of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child staged at the Lyric Theatre, accompanied by a few exciting announcements! Part Two will be staged at 8pm tonight (March 17th), so let us know if you’ll be there! Here’s your first look inside the newly renovated Lyric Theatre, the home of #CursedChildNYC! pic.twitter.com/xI5Pu2RIQb …read more!

MinaLima’s Tokyo Pop-up & Illustrated Edition of ‘The Little Mermaid & Other Fairy Tales’

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Mar 16, 2018

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Exciting news from graphic designers MinaLima this week, with a pop-up shop now open in Tokyo, and their latest illustrated edition of a fairytale classic set to publish next week! MinaLima have been busy working on the Fantastic Beasts film series (which they discussed at A Celebration of Harry Potter, and at their London Design Festival talk), …read more!

Bloomsbury to Release ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ Illustrated Edition in Paperback!

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Mar 16, 2018

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Today, Bloomsburg Publishing announced its intention to release the popular Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone illustrated edition in paperback! The hardback edition, wonderfully brought to life through the art of illustrator Jim Kay, was an instant success when it first hit shelves in 2015–and now fans will have access to the same magic in a …read more!

New ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Trailer Raises Questions of Beastly Proportions!


Mar 15, 2018

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The first official trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald released yesterday and hit us like a powerful Stunning Charm, sending shockwaves throughout the wizarding fandom. It included long-awaited glimpses of our favorite characters returned to action; newly-cast characters taking their place in the story; old and new scenes of import, such as the …read more!

Lee Jordan’s Coming To LeakyCon 2018!


Mar 14, 2018

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Everyone’s favorite Quidditch commentator (well, aside from Luna, maybe) Luke Youngblood (Lee Jordan) is the latest Harry Potter actor to join LeakyCon 2018’s special guest lineup, as well as another fan-favorite podcast! Lee is the third Gryffindor character being represented at the event – previous guest announcements include Ellie Darcey-Alden (Young Lily),Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley), and Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor …read more!

A New Cast and Upcoming Ticket Release for Cursed Child London


Mar 14, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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It’s a giant week on both sides of the pond for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. In anticipation of the New York opening, over 600 die hard fans braved the cold all day in line at the Lyric Theatre in order to be one of the first to see Cursed Child on Broadway for …read more!

First Look at LEGO for Crimes of Grindelwald


Mar 13, 2018

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It’s been a pretty magical couple of days in the Wizarding World. Yesterday word came on the re-branding of the franchise and the #WandsReady social media campaign leading up to today’s release of a new Crimes of Grindelwald poster and the long awaited first trailer for the film. As if that wasn’t enough excitement, on …read more!

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